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Academy - Command Training

Standard Academy Training
Four years - All Starfleet officers must attend the Starfleet Academy in San Francisco, Earth, and complete a minimum four year training program, however some courses may last much longer. Most students enter the Academy at age 18 (Candidates have been known to be accepted at the Age of 16).
Cadet Cruise
One year - Cadets can opt for a cadet cruise to gain more experience.
Command Training
Two Years - Those who wish to pursue a career in command can add two more years for each specialised command training.

ALL Commanding Officers (CO) and Executive Officers (XO) on a unit MUST have completed Command Training.

Cadets who want to become Heads of Departments or Top Command personnel are usually required to attend Command Training for two years following their Cadet Cruise. At Command Training, they will obtain the following skills important for holding positions of responsibility and authority over other officers.

Heads of Departments
The following positions are designated to Heads of Departments:
Chief Engineer (CEO)
Chief of Security (CSO)
Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
Chief Science Officer(CSciO)
Top Command personnel are:
Captainor the CO of a unit
Executive Officer (First Officer)

Training includes subjects covering:

Astrogation: Warp Drive
Computer Operations
Computer Programming
Electronics Operations: Sensors
General Services: (specialty)
History: Federation
Law: Federation
Psychology: (non-native -and- non-Terran)
Strategy: Space
Tactics: Small Units
Tactics: Space
Xenology: (Romulan or Borg)
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